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Former chat threads Welcome to GD! Believe it or not there's a slightly higher standard for posts here (really!), so try to make constructive posts or at least keep things relevant to the thread. You don't want to be a Fast Threader do you??? Don't...

1st April 2012
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Growing up: Did you ever wonder what the future was going to be like in the 21st century?

To those who were born in the 70s and 80s growing up: Did you ever imagine what the future was going to be like? Did you ever wonder what we might be like in the 21st century like flying cars, and moon bases and such? As a kid who was born in the 90s I...

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Alarm Clock General: Analog and Digital ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Whether you have a big one or a small one, it really doesn't matter. Some might be too soft to be truly effective. They can wake us up in the morning. They rhyme with "sock." That's right, folks, I'm talking about your alarm clock.

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55 Minutes Ago
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Politics
 

The New Zealand 2014 General Election This thread has images

I know we are small in numbers here on facepunch, but still: TV3 Livestream: http://static.mediaworks.co.nz/sitecore/livestream/livestream.html TVNZ Livestream: http://tvnz.co.nz/politics-news/live-stream-vote-2014-video-6085691 Hope you all...

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3 Days Ago
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Basque Facepuncher meet-up?

If there's any person from the Basque Country in Facepunch, would anyone want a meetup? Most possible place would be San Sebastian, maybe to go drinking or something, but it should be quite planned out.

1 Day Ago
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What Do Homeless Veterans Look Like? 9 conversations from a pop-up photo studio in San Diego This thread has images

I wasn't sure where to put this, because it's not really news, and it's not really a fast thread. http://apps.npr.org/lookatthis/posts/veterans/

4 Days Ago
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Interest Check: UKFP Pissup 2.0 ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

I think this would be the second FP pissup that we've done in the UK, the first one being in Preston with a few mini-pissups throughout the country. They've all been great and we need to do more of them. Would you be interested in attending this?...

50 Minutes Ago
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Anyone wonder where you would be now if you grew up somewhere else?

I've never really thought of the concept that thoroughly until recently. There have been so many variables that could have easily changed where I lived with my family. What if your parents decided to settle in a different part of the country, or a...

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Should I save money and go to a local school, or spend ~$4000 per year and go to an away school?

I'm currently attending community college in Northern Virginia to go through the guaranteed admission program to transfer to any state school for computer science. I just started so I have some time to think, but I'm wondering this: there's a...

3 Days Ago
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Random thought: consumer electronics give-back program.

Okay, so. A whole bunch of random thoughts crossed my mind at around the same time and Polymerization'd into a spontaneous idea. First random thought, I remembered the ending skit of a Louis C.K. routine, specifically the final lines: "Maybe every...

18 Hours Ago
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York this year, or Oxbridge/UCL next year?

Hey all, I'm facing a decision regarding university. I'm set to start History at York on the 27th of September. Originally my firm choice was Newcastle who gave me a lowered offer of ABB, however I exceeded this with AAB and ended up going to York through...

17 Hours Ago
by r0b0tsquid Go to last post
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Advice Please

Hello FacePunch, I've come to ask for advice. I've been in the military (active army) for a little over three years now, and I'm coming to the end of my four year contract. I'm not looking towards reenlisting, and I want to get out and get a degree....

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1 Day Ago
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Need Responses for a Survey ( 2 Last )

I'm finishing up an article on people's tempers in online video games, and I need additional responses to a survey I'm running in order to get more accurate information. All I need is for people to take this short survey based on the last online video...

21 Hours Ago
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Thinking about studying from home

Hello everyone, I've been thinking about this for a few weeks now, I've always studied in a public school, and now I think I have a really big problem, my teachers are fine, they do their proper job, the problem is the environment, in every class there's...

1 Day Ago
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Locked out of opinion survey thing while applying to job? This thread has images

I wasn't quite sure how to describe this in the thread title or if it's exactly in the right spot. Basically, I'm applying to work at Urban Outfitters (yes, girlslaughing.jpg), and I applied to a bunch of stores before they sent me a link to fill out...

6 Days Ago
by KingKombat Go to last post
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Science
 
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I am running a drift fence study

As some people on FP may know I am a hobbyist herpetologist and for a while now I have been collecting salamander data for my college. Recently I got approval to start trapping animals rather than just searching for them and putting out cover boards. To...

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Smartness: What would it take to bring thee back to us? ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

We all remember with longing an easier time when Smartness was abound and those who did not adhere to its sheer perfection were cast down with the sodomites of The Refugee Camp. Smartness was a way of life at Facepunch. It was a unique concoction, an...

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12 Hours Ago
by Virtanen Go to last post
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Starting a gaming journalism/musing Blog

Hey facepunch, after considering it for awhile, I have decided to start a games journalism/industry/musing blog. This was slightly pushed by the current facepunch initiative to create our own review site. I published my first article/post this evening,...

1 Week Ago
by Chaplin Go to last post
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Gross
 

I've been developing some strange ritual like habits.

DISCLAIMER: I live in the United States and I do not have the time nor the resource to visit any kind of health professional, nor am I requesting a Facepunch Psych Evaluation™. I do not believe I have any form of disorder, I'm just sharing these oddities...

1 Day Ago
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Facepunch upgrades ( 2 3 4 Last ) This thread has images

We ever getting those things back? I mean I understand buying titles for others was definitely problematic, but things like gold member or name change were definitely useful, especially if you've been with the site a long time and realized a name you...

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15 Hours Ago
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Going to England. What to expect and how to gain confidence? ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

Basically, going to study in Bournemouth University. I'll be pretty quite frank, I'm scared going there, the thoughts about leaving Tallinn and going to an entirely unknown country is frightening as hell and, surprising to me, making me extremely...

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4 Days Ago
by mdeceiver79 Go to last post
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Saved a baby bunny from my cat's mouth: Advice thread ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

As the title says: I literally pulled him from the mouth of my cat. Well, as all stories have reasons behind them, I cannot currently take him to a wildlife rescue area or vet as it is currently... THE WEEKEND. Yes. All places are closed. (and 30...

2 Days Ago
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ADD\ADHD Discussion ( 2 Last )

I made this thread because I've had ADHD as a kid for a long ass time, and it fucking sucks. Its not too big of a deal for some people but for me ADHD is a huge problem. The most problematic thing is probably the medication, dextroamphetamine gets the job...

1 Day Ago
by Consciousness Go to last post
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PCS: Pain in left side of chest ( 2 Last )

For quite a while now I've been experiencing random episodes of a stabbing pain in my chest at the left side. The pain comes suddenly, and makes it hard to breathe as the pain gets more and more intense the deeper you breathe. For me this pain lasts from...

4 Days Ago
by Megakill Go to last post
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Facepunch Donates to TFYC - Raise $2k, Design a Character! ( 2 3 4 5 .. 12 13 14 15 Last ) This thread has images

What is TFYC? Hello everyone! For those of you who aren't familiar, The Fine Young Capitalists (TFYC) is a feminist charity organization which works towards building representation in the video game industry via giving women the opportunity to create...

2 Days Ago
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Anxiety problems?

so uhm, hi there guys, i decided to make this because i need some advice, i started university this year, im studying medicine, and now im havin this kind of anxiety attacks or whatever they are at random times, this never happened to me before, i start...

4 Days Ago
by n0cturni Go to last post
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Celebrity obsession/respect for privacy ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

I get the big drama over this celeb nude leak but, but seriously 9 times more in SH because of the celeb leak thread. Shit i guess a lot of people are huge hypocrites when first whining about our privacy but the second someone leaks nudes of a celeb the...

1 Week Ago
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Corruption in gaming journalism discussion and update thread. ( 2 3 4 5 .. 113 114 115 116 Last ) This thread has images

So, after the last thread was closed, i went to AshMans profile and asked if it'd be alright to make a new thread for discussion and news updates for this, since i think it should be discussed and there should be a place to discuss it. If you havent...

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1 Minute Ago
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Facepunch Review Discussion: We have absolutely nothing yet edition ( 2 3 4 5 6 Last ) This thread has images

In a few threads there was a lot of discussion of people wanting to create a game/other media review site ran by facepunch users. Now that those threads are DDT'd I asked a mod if it was OK to continue the discussion of the possible review site and he...

5 Days Ago
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News
 

First visible lava caught on webcam from Bárđabunga in Iceland

The first hour of visible lava was caught on a webcam. The video has been timelapsed into 35 seconds. Link To a Icelandic news website. http://www.visir.is/section/MEDIA99&fileid=CLP29296 Live feed (Cant see anything happening in daylight)...

2 Weeks Ago
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Iron Pi's bullshit ( 2 Last )

http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1405828 - original thread, has 6 alts http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1411014 - him in the refugee camp, threatening ACCC very early on (gold link) Seems premeditated and well calculated, seems like he's...

1 Week Ago
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Would a donation system for mods be a good idea? ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Wondering if people thought a donation system for mods would be a good idea, before boostar was used to donate to mods, since there were attractive upgrades and the money you spent on them went to the mod(s) of your choice. However, since boostar was...

1 Week Ago
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Raising Money For Local Childrens Hospital

Hey Guys, Most of you have heard of Extra Life, if not (see: http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=cms.page&id=1095) Tonight into tommorow I'm hoping to raise $150.00 USD for my local childrens hospital at Westchester Medical Center. If I...

2 Weeks Ago
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Everything/Nothing
 
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E-cigarette thread ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Hey! I’m Kakburken and I shamelessly borrowed this and edited/added/changed information Originally it was VideoWarrior’s post. FIRST OFF LETS GET YOU ACQUAINTED! What's an E-Cig?: "Electronic cigarette. An electronic cigarette (e-cig or...

1 Week Ago
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Friendly x 154

I made a mistake and I don't know how to fix it. ( 2 Last )

Edit: Created a funding page as suggested, http://www.gofundme.com/dih3aw I currently live in Kansas. I graduated High School in May 2010. I got a job as a gas station clerk later that year, and started going to a Tech College in January 2011. The...

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by Tamschi Go to last post
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My friend is doing a bicycle marathon over 5.000km (3.106 miles) over europe This thread has images

My friend Matjaž lives in a small village in Slovenia. 2 years he was talking about his dream: To achieve an amazing marathon over europe with over 5.000 km (3.106 miles). On July 7th, he started the dream. He and another friend started a said marathon...

1 Week Ago
by Bat-shit Go to last post
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Humor
 

Write anonymous things about other users ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Have you ever wanted to write something anonymous about another user, or maybe you just want to know what people wrote about you? Well now you can! You can go here to lookup information about any user, just type in a user's ID (not their name! You can...

2 Weeks Ago
by uw0tm8 Go to last post
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Politics
 

What would you view as a legitmate response (by Israel) if Hezbollah gets involved in the conflict?

Even though its highly unlikely to happen, I'm just curious what people feel would be a legitimate response by Israel if Hezbollah starts to fire missiles in Israel. I know its a super unlikely given that Hezbollah are already fighting in the Syria...

3 Weeks Ago
by hakimhakim Go to last post
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FilmMakers - Let us discuss ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Hello, I'm planning on becoming a FlimMaker and I have started writing scripts for small test films I will be creating? If you are a more experienced FilmMaker, could you give me some advice, sources where I can look back too, or just your experiences as...

2 Weeks Ago
by mushroompizza Go to last post
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[Advice] What do I do from here?

Hey all, I haven't posted in a while but I come to you guys for advice and suggestions on how I should continue my life. It's not working out so far and I wanted some input on how to make it better. My dad died last year, my mom went into a severe...

1 Week Ago
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html
 
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Punch! A (soon to be released) customizable reskin of Facepunch for your eyeballs. ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

Lots of things changing around here! Be sure to re-read the OP if you've seen the weirdness before! Hey there. I don't like how Facepunch looks, and neither should you. (If you do, you actually suck and should see a doctor.) AND I AIN'T PUTTIN UP WITH...

1 Day Ago
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